Performance Art

Performance Art : From Futurism to the Present

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First published in 1979, the latest edition of this pioneering study in the World of Art series surveys a full century of performance, from the Futurist manifesto of 1909 to the second decade of the new millennium. Art historian and gallery curator Rose Lee Goldberg explains how a medium once used only in sporadic outbreaks of artistic dissent has become, over the course of a century, a vital and integral part of the contemporary mainstream and a global phenomenon.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 17.78mm | 540g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Third edition
  • With 202 illustrations
  • 0500204047
  • 9780500204047
  • 79,346

Table of contents

Foreword (1) Futurism (2) Russian Futurism and Constructivism (3) Dada (4) Surrealism (5) Bauhaus (6) Living Art c. 1933 to the 1970s (7) The Art of Ideas and the Media Generation 1968 to 2000 (8) The First Decade of the New Century: 2001-2010
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'It's my bible' - D.J. Spooky
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About RoseLee Goldberg

RoseLee Goldberg is Director of Performa, a multi-disciplinary arts organization for the research, development and presentation of 21st-century visual art performance.Among her other books are Performance: Live Art Since the 60s and Laurie Anderson, both published by Thames & Hudson.
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